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The Defensive Role of the Navy

Richard J. Garrett

in The Defences of Macau: Forts, Ships and Weapons over 450 years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099937
eISBN:
9789882206809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099937.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the role of the Portuguese navy in the defense of Macau. It was recognized that during the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries one of the strengths of the Portuguese was their ... More


Cruising for Slaves and Boating up Rivers: Anti–Slave Trade Patrols and the Fight against Disease across the Atlantic

Manuel Barcia

in The Yellow Demon of Fever: Fighting Disease in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Slave Trade

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300215854
eISBN:
9780300252019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215854.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

At sea, disease was a common adversary to both slave traders and anti–slave trade officers in the various navies involved in the implementation of abolition policies in the Atlantic. Their many ... More


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